10 dead, 30 trapped in Buner Marble Quarry

At least 10 people were killed and as many injured — some of them critically – in a rockslide at a marble quarry in Buner district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, rescue and administration officials said on Saturday.

The district disaster management officer told The Express Tribune by the telephone that rescuers have so far retrieved nine bodies and five injured from underneath tonnes of rocks in the Bampukha area of Buner. At least 30 people were believed to be trapped under the debris…read more


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